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Emergency will be lifted in three weeks: PML chief
Islamabad, Nov 7 (IANS) The emergency imposed in Pakistan will not last more than three weeks, says the head of country's ruling Pakistan Muslim League (PML).

Wednesday, November 07, 2007 11:30:19 AM

Pakistan minister 'dejected' at being refused India visa
Islamabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Pakistan's Railway Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed says that he is 'dejected' that India had refused him a visa to watch the one-day cricket match between the two countries.

Wednesday, November 07, 2007 11:18:55 AM

More protests and arrests in restive Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 7 (IANS) The fourth day after emergency in Pakistan began Wednesday with more protests and arrests outside the Supreme Court as lawyers and sacked judges continued their struggle against military dictatorship.

Wednesday, November 07, 2007 11:09:42 AM

Rumours fly thick and fast in Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 6 (IANS) Rumours were rife in the Pakistani capital Tuesday that President Pervez Musharraf, who imposed emergency on Saturday triggering widespread outrage, had fled the country and former prime minister Benazir Bhutto was to assume power.

Tuesday, November 06, 2007 7:40:35 PM

Unrest continues in Pakistan, Bhutto says no talks with Musharraf (Roundup, combining different series)
Islamabad, Nov 6 (IANS) Lawyers protesting the imposition of emergency in Pakistan clashed with the police for the second successive day Tuesday, even as former prime minister Benazir Bhutto ruled out talks with President Pervez Musharraf as a way out of the impasse.

Tuesday, November 06, 2007 6:32:36 PM

Pakistani apex court repeals ruling against emergency
Islamabad, Nov 6 (Xinhua) The reconstituted eight-member full bench of Pakistan's Supreme Court Tuesday overturned a decision of a seven-judge bench of the court declaring the emergency null and void, according to local press reports.

Tuesday, November 06, 2007 6:03:00 PM

Pakistan rejects international condemnation of emergency
Islamabad, Nov 6 (IANS) Pakistan has rejected the international community's condemnation of the emergency, saying it was the country's 'internal matter'.

Tuesday, November 06, 2007 3:44:50 PM

Gag on Pakistan media propels dish antenna demand
Islamabad, Nov 6 (IANS) While the federal cabinet Tuesday started deliberations to ease restrictions on electronic media, information-starved Pakistanis are scrambling for dish antennas to check news updates on TV.

Tuesday, November 06, 2007 2:28:23 PM

Emergency pitches army against Pakistani society: report
Islamabad, Nov 6 (IANS) By imposing 'what amounts to martial law', Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has pitched himself and by extension, the army, against all civil and legal institution of the country and alienated what remained of his support among the intelligentsia and civil society, a newspaper comment Tuesday said.

Tuesday, November 06, 2007 1:32:42 PM

Pakistan board tells Asif to put county contract on hold
Lahore, Nov 6 (IANS) Fast bowler Mohammad Asif, missing out on the tour of India due to an elbow injury, has been advised by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to keep on hold his contract with English county Surrey until his fitness position becomes clear.

Tuesday, November 06, 2007 12:36:15 PM

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